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2014 Baldrige Examiner Training Logistics

Proof of U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residency Requirement

To be a member of the volunteer Baldrige Board of Examiners, you must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident of the United States or its territories. If you served on the Board of Examiners in 2011 or later, you do not need to present proof of U.S. citizenship again. If you did not serve on the Board of Examiners in 2011 or later, you will need to present one of the following documents to verify U.S. citizenship or permanent residency:

  • U.S. Passport

  • Certified birth certificate issued by the city, county, or state

  • Consular Report of Birth Abroad or Certification of Birth

  • Naturalization Certificate

  • Certificate of Citizenship

  • Permanent Resident Card

Should you have any questions, please contact the Examiner Help Center at examinerlogistics@nist.gov.


2014 Training Information

Gaithersburg, MD

Training Dates

New and Senior/Alumni Examiners/Examiner Training Experience participants
April 22-25
April 29 – May 2
May 6-9

Returning Examiners
April 23-25
April 30 – May 2
May 7-9

(Dates will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.)

Accommodations

Blocks of rooms have been reserved for examiner training participants at the Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center. The hotel is within approximately a 5-10 minute drive to the NIST campus. Please see the “Directions from Area Airports to the Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center” page in the Examiner Training Logistics Information booklet to assist you with more detailed travel directions.

Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center (800) 228-9290 is located at 9751 Washingtonian Blvd., Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878.

All Examiners Training participants are required to pay for their lodging expenses. Please call the hotel directly to make a reservation, make changes or cancel your reservation.

Senior Training and New Examiner Orientation Hotel Check-in

Please make reservations for check-in Monday evening and checkout Friday morning.

Examiner Preparation (Wednesday to Friday) Hotel Check-in

Please make reservations for check-in Tuesday evening and checkout Friday morning. Do not make reservations for Monday night—as we have a limited number of rooms reserved on Monday for Senior and New Examiners.

To make a reservation at the Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center (800) 228-9290 use the website links below to make your reservation. If you call the Marriott to make reservations, inform the reservations clerk that you are attending Baldrige Examiner Training, and be prepared to provide the correct check-in date [see below] for your arrival and departure dates during training. The $179 rate at the Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center is available on a first come first serve basis.

You must wait to receive an e-mail from our office confirming your scheduled training week before making your hotel reservation.

Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center reservations by Training Week

Hotel check-in date is one day prior to first day of training. Ensure that you have selected the correct check-in date.

Week 1
Monday, April 21 – Friday, April 25

Week 2
Monday, April 28 - Friday, May 2
 

Week 3
Monday, May 5 - Friday, May 9
 

All reservations for the Gaithersburg, MD training location must be made by Monday, April 7th to receive the room block rate of $179. It is advised that you book early, the special room rate will be available until April 7th or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.



2014 Training Information

San Diego, CA*

Training Dates

Senior/Alumni Examiners

May 13-16

Returning Examiners

May 14-16


*The training event in California is a pilot effort and includes a $500 fee to cover the costs incurred by the California Awards for Performance Excellence (CAPE) program.

Please view information online or send inquiries regarding the San Diego, CA training to CCE@CalExcellence.org or call 858-486-8595.

Accommodations

Please view information online or send inquiries regarding lodging at the San Diego, CA training location to CCE@CalExcellence.org or call 858-486-8595.




Questions
If you have any questions please contact the Examiner Help Center at examinerlogistics@nist.gov. Baldrige staff will be available Monday–Friday from 8:30 am-5:30 pm, Eastern Time to handle your inquiries.



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